Westgate Farm, 190 Towngate, Clifton, HD6
Properties like this rarely come to market – a unique and special opportunity to own a real character dwelling. Situated in the highly regarded and sought after village of Clifton is this three bedroomed barn conversion, detached property. Positioned on a charming piece of land, tucked away, in a fully enclosed setting, this delightful property offers something unique and special and will certainly require an inspection in order to be fully appreciated. Dating back to 1743 the building is steeped in history whilst having undergone a full renovation to an extremely high standard. The building also has a development opportunity adding a further 4 bedrooms and living room, home office or could be converted into a separate annexed dwelling.
Externally the building has a beautiful presentation and offers ample parking, with a gated forecourt offering parking space for three vehicles, with additional parking space provided by the barn conversion/garage. There is also a landscaped, fully enclosed, private and secure, south facing garden that is a real sun trap. With lawned area, pebbled feature, decking and patio seating areas this is the ideal garden for a family or professional couple wanting a low-maintenance and highly functional garden.
Internally this property will continue to impress, with modern décor throughout, creating a light and bright space, whilst in keeping with the solid oak wooden beams to create a unique design. Anyone looking for a new home, in a ready to move into condition, will find this a perfect opportunity. The large rooms and high ceilings will certainly impress whilst the building remains warm owing to being well insulated with under-floor heating in the open plan dining kitchen. The fixtures and fittings throughout are of an extremely high quality, with no expense spared, offering a real high-spec property. There is a large and welcoming living room, large open plan dining kitchen/sitting area, utility room, first floor mezzanine office space, two good sized bedrooms and house bathroom. To the side is a separate annex, third bedroom/office, with its own en-suite. The large workshop/garage offers a unique opportunity for a mechanic or someone who wants to run a business from home.
Clifton itself is a well-regarded, historical village, offering peaceful surroundings whilst being well connected and close to Brighouse town centre with quick and easy access to the M62, just a 2 minute drive, offering quick and easy access to the major cities of Leeds and Manchester. Brighouse town centre, being a 5 minute walk away, provides excellent access to the train station (including the Grand Central train service), its bus station and excellent shops and services. There are also outstanding primary schools and good secondary schools within a quick commute of the property and is also close to the well regarded Willow Valley Golf Club.
Owing to the fantastic numerous features on offer, immaculate condition and high specification of this property an appointment to view is essential in order to fully appreciate everything on offer.
From the front of the property a high quality Solidor, composite door, opens into the
OPEN PLAN – DINING KITCHEN & SITTING ROOM
This large open plan space offers a fantastic range of uses and benefits from the high ceilings and well-lit nature that creates the perfect first impression as you step inside. The first section is currently used as the dining area, offering ample space for a large dining table, and features an insulated Yorkshire stone flagged floor, double radiator, central light fitting, high quality uPVC sash window and oak beamed ceiling.
The second area is currently used as a sitting area offering space for comfy chairs and a wall mounted television, large under stairs storage cupboard, uPVC double glazed sash window and ceiling inset spotlights illuminating the whole area. The seating area and the kitchen feature the same high quality wood click laminate flooring throughout. Both the Kitchen and sitting areas feature under floor heating, creating a warm and cosy room in an energy efficient method.
The main feature of the open plan area is the beautifully presented kitchen. Its feature high oak beamed barn-style ceilings, central island and feature suspended down- lighting creates a fantastic design and modern décor. The kitchen is bathed in natural light owing to two overhead uPVC double glazed Velux windows and high quality aluminium French Doors leading to the parking forecourt. The kitchen features bespoke custom made Corian work surfaces on the side work tops and central Island that also features its inset fitted sink, moulded into the counter surface with a mixer tap. The large, bright and modern space features a high quality Fisher and Paykel range style hob and stove unit (negotiable in the sale), extractor hood, integrated dishwasher, integrated microwave and a fitted fridge/freezer. The kitchen features cupboards and drawers to two sides and also into the central island counter.
From the dining area a cottage style solid oak door opens into the
A bright and stylish living room with charming period features. Its oak beamed ceiling and inset window seat, in front of the large uPVC double glazed sash windows overlooking the garden, are the first things that you will notice. A large wood burning stove on a stone hearth and surround, with a feature period wooden mantelpiece, creates a charming central feature for the whole room. With an insulated Yorkshire stone floor, uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, double radiator and central light fitting.
To the rear of the dining area a solid oak cottage style door opens into the
An excellent addition to the property providing ample additional work space. To one side is a Corian work surface, again featuring an inset moulded sink and high quality stainless steel mixer tap. With under counter cupboards, plumbing for a washing machine, plumbing for a dryer, frosted uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, electric box cupboard, ceiling inset spotlights, double radiator and a close coupled toilet.
From the sitting area, in the open plan ground floor, a series of stairs lead up to the
The fantastic feature mezzanine balcony is set into the original oak wooden beams that creates a unique work area/sitting room that is fantastically illuminated owing to the four uPVC double glazed Velux windows, uPVC double glazed sash window to the front elevation and the uPVC double glazed window to the rear, in addition to the central light fitting. The room offers a fantastic viewpoint overlooking the feature kitchen below. With its carpeted floor, double radiator and Ethernet access point.
To the rear of the mezzanine a series of carpeted stairs lead up to the
With its carpeted floor, ceiling inset spotlights, hidden overhead storage cupboards, uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation and oak beamed ceiling.
From the landing oak doors open into
This large master bedroom benefits from a fantastic dual aspect nature owing to the uPVC double glazed sash window, overlooking the charming south facing gardens, and a uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation. Its feature oak beamed ceiling adds to the charm in addition to the stone fireplace with its original wooden mantelpiece. The room offers ample space for a double bed along with additional bedroom furniture. With its carpeted floor, two central light fittings and twin over-bed spotlights.
The second bedroom is another good sized room, again offering ample space for a double bed along with additional bedroom furniture. With a double radiator, uPVC double glazed sash windows to the front elevation, carpeted floor and central light fitting.
A truly impressive house bathroom that, with is modern décor, modern diffuser style down lights and high quality fixtures and fittings, will certainly impress. The bathroom features a wall length inset walk-in shower cubicle with a drenching shower, high quality moulded Corian splashbacks, leg standing wall mounted washbasin, traditional style towel radiator, stainless steel modern towel radiator, free standing bow style bath with wall mounted taps, close coupled toilet, wall mounted cupboards, frosted uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, high quality vinyl click wooden effect flooring and an extractor fan.
From the front of the property a high quality Solidor, composite door, opens into the
GUEST ANNEX / OFFICE / 3rd BEDROOM –
A fantastic feature for the property is the annexed third bedroom, ideal for use as a guest bedroom, separate home office or a private space for a teenager. The annex has been converted to a high specification and looks out over the gardens.
The annex room is beautifully presented in neutral colours and offers a large amount of space for a double bed, bedroom furniture and ample space for a desk/workspace. With a central light fitting, uPVC double glazed sash windows, high quality wood laminate flooring and a double radiator.
To the rear of the bedroom a solid wood door opens providing access to the
Again, a well presented en-suite shower room. With its inset walk-in shower cubicle (with contrasting brick effect tiled splashbacks, vanity inset washbasin, close coupled toilet, frosted uPVC double glazed window, ceiling inset spotlights, extractor fan, high quality wood laminate flooring, stainless steel towel radiator and corner cupboard housing the efficient boiler for the main property.
The workshop/barn/garage unit can be accessed either via an external solid wooden door from the rear of the kitchen or via the solid painted wooden barn style doors that open into the forecourt.
WORKSHOP / BARN STORAGE / GARAGE
This is another fantastic addition to the property, presenting ample opportunity for any purchaser. The barn has new wiring and plumbing; ready to be used should any buyer wish to convert this space into part of the main residence or create a more habitable work space. Anyone looking to run a business from home or wants an ideal area to work on cars will find this the perfect opportunity. Its large ground floor space offers an ample workshop area of a similar size to the ground floor of the main building. The area currently has numerous strip lights and power already fitted. The workshop features a uPVC double glazed sash window to the front elevation and a frosted uPVC double glazed window to the rear.
To the rear of the workshop a set of wooden stairs leads up to a mezzanine storage area, again well illuminated via strip lights. The mezzanine offers storage into the eaves of the roof and a temporary storage space over the void provides further storage.
If you are looking for a home with a picturesque and well-presented garden then this will be of special interest. To the front are the fully enclosed and private, south facing gardens providing a real sun trap. Well designed and presented, this low-maintenance space is ideal to sit out and relax or for entertaining. Due to its enclosed nature it is an ideal garden for both children and pets to play. The garden has gated access via the forecourt. To the edge of the property is a stone flagged patio that also runs down one side and to a fitted barbeque to the rear corner. To the centre is a pebbled feature with four corner flower beds, creating a feature seating area that leads down to a raised decking and summer house (included in the sale). To the far side is a lawned area with bordering flower bed and wooden fence.
PARKING / FORECOURT
Accessed from the roadside, via a small driveway leading to a large wooden gated access, is the large forecourt. The court provides ample space for three or more vehicles with further parking space in the garage (offering secure space for three further cars).
The property has the benefit of all mains services, gas, electric and water with the added benefit of uPVC double glazing, fitted alarm system and gas central heating. The property has a CCTV system fitted and will be included in the property. All windows have a laminated coating for additional security against damage and the doors are of the highest security level. The property is highly insulated and is warm throughout.
Electric & Gas average cost PCM: £76.00
Council Tax Band: E
Re-wired in 2016 (Electrical Certificates Held)
Strictly by appointment, please telephone Marsh & Marsh Properties on 01422 648400.
From Brighouse town centre head towards Clifton on Clifton Road (A643) continuing up the hill for 0.5 miles and at the top (before the Armytage Arms) turn right onto Towngate. Continue on into the village for 0.5 miles and before you reach The Black Horse Inn turn right onto a small private driveway. The forecourt will be directly in front and the house is clearly marked by a slate plaque with “Westgate Farm, 190 Towngate” identifying the property.
For sat nav users the postcode is: HD6 4HH
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Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure the accuracy of the contents of the sales particulars, they are intended for guidance purposes only and do not in any way constitute part of a contract. No person within the company has authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. Measurements given are approximate and are intended for illustrative purposes only. Any fixtures, fittings or equipment have not been tested. Purchasers are encouraged to satisfy themselves by inspection of the property to ascertain their accuracy.